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by Guest23
Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: person specification point
Replies: 6
Views: 3702

(Leaving aside the option of directly asking your prospective employer…) Tailoring the answer to the appropriate setting/context of the application, would draw on your experience to address some of the following (with the broad aim of demonstrating you are capable of effectively supporting people)…...
by Guest23
Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Conversion course grade vs original degree?
Replies: 3
Views: 2802

Not sure there is an ‘across the board’ answer to that… - an opinion (supports the above)… Courses are likely to look at both, but all will be looking for evidence of the ability to complete a doctoral level training course. Be aware that courses will value & evaluate academic ability slightly diffe...
by Guest23
Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: Has anyone got access to the CGAS?
Replies: 3
Views: 2056

by Guest23
Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Psychologists working with trauma
Replies: 2
Views: 2347

May be worth a shot: Trauma Clinic (London) - couple of staff teach on DClinPsy courses see: http://www.traumaclinic.org.uk/contacts.html May be some contacts through the OCTC: http://www.octc.co.uk/html/trauma_series_2007.html SLAM link: http://www.slam.nhs.uk/services/pages/detail.asp?id=832 Looki...
by Guest23
Sat Oct 06, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Dual diagnosis (LD and MH)
Replies: 13
Views: 6592

Yeah, but then some of us wouldn’t boil an egg* without a full literature review… :wink: * Roura, P. et al. (2000). How long does it take to boil an egg? A simple approach to the energy transfer equation. European Journal of Physics, 21, 95-100. Chen, T.C. & Hsu, S.Y. (1981). Quality Attributes of ...
by Guest23
Fri Oct 05, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Dual diagnosis (LD and MH)
Replies: 13
Views: 6592

Document of possible interest: http://www.iassid.org/pdf/mh-sirg-who-final.pdf (+ as mentioned previously): Carr, A. et al. (Eds.) (2007). The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice. London: Routledge. [BPS guidelines (challenging behaviour) might be potentially releva...
by Guest23
Mon Oct 01, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: what does this mean?
Replies: 2
Views: 2505

Supporting the above… In very simple terms: you are being given an opportunity to reflect on your (relevant) personal experiences to date and to relate this back to the post in question - e.g. what you have learned about yourself and how might this impact on/influence your approach to the job/team/p...
by Guest23
Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Best way to gain an insight into NHS?
Replies: 3
Views: 2724

You might like to: - Stick some search terms (relating to current issues) into the Department of Health website (e.g. http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/AdvanceSearchResult/index.htm?searchTerms=psychology ) - Scout around the BPS or DCP sites for relevant info/publications: (e.g. http://www.bps.org.uk/dcp/dcp...
by Guest23
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:18 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Books to read in preparation?
Replies: 9
Views: 4683

"Buzzword Bingo" is far more apt a description... :lol:
by Guest23
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Books to read in preparation?
Replies: 9
Views: 4683

Re: Books to read in preparation?

Rachel* wrote:...Any ideas welcome!
A shot in the dark: could it perhaps have been the 'list of buzz words' thread (from 'yesteryear') relating to current issues in the NHS..?
by Guest23
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21899

Aside:

Document of possible interest: Minority Ethnic Attainment and Participation in Education and Training: http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/ethnic ... 03_Amended
by Guest23
Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: what are my chances
Replies: 1
Views: 1847

Looks promising - Now there's just the form (and the interview)... :wink: A few extra (well known) tips: ◊ Track down the course selection criteria where available ◊ Get down on the form what you have learned from the above experiences ◊ Put your research skills to good use re training course philos...
by Guest23
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Applying for AP post: Advice Please
Replies: 15
Views: 7287

Looks like I lost my wager – so, by way of compensation… :wink: If you apply, you will at least get the practice of filling in applications, refining your supporting statement, and learning about different services etc, but at the same time it’s important to be aware of what you will be up against: ...
by Guest23
Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Why the under-representation of ethnic minorities?
Replies: 40
Views: 21899

Aside - of possible interest: Boyle, M., Baker, M., Bennett, E. & Charman, T. (1993). Selection for clinical psychology courses: A comparison of applicants from ethnic minority and majority groups to the University of East London. Clinical Psychology Forum, 56, 9–13. Clinical Psychology (May, 2005)...
by Guest23
Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: poor A level results
Replies: 3
Views: 2658

Just as with course philosophies, universities also have their own ways of selecting applicants for interview, and so the old caveat of ‘check the selection criteria/with the admissions office’ for the courses you wish to apply to still stands. However, very generally speaking, universities who take...